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Sweet and Salty Cookies

April 12, 2012

Sweet and Salty Cookies (noun): [sweet and sawl-tee kook-ee] A crunchy cookie loaded with sweet mini chocolate chips, salty pretzel pieces and gooey chunks of caramel


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 8 oz. bag caramels (approximately 25 pieces), unwrapped and chopped into pea sized pieces
  • 1 cup broken up pretzels


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a large bowl, beat together the butter, sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla extract until light and fluffy
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating to combine after each

  •  In a mdium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the large bowl, mixing until combined

  • Chop up your caramel pieces (you may have to use a food processor for this)

  • Measure out your mini chocolate chips

  • Crush up the pretzels into small pieces

  • Gently stir in the chunky ingredients – chocolate chips, caramel, and pretzels

  • Bake for approximately 10 miutes, then let cool on a wire rack

  • Serve and enjoy!